(Σίβυλλα/Síbylla, Latin Sibylla).
A. General Seer inspired by the gods from birth
In Greco-Roman culture Sibyls are an unspecified number of seers, inspired by the gods from birth, who retain their virginity throughout their life, grow very old, but are not immortal. They are sometimes mentioned in the same context as Apollo and in this show certain similarities to other prophetesses, such as Cassandra or the Pythia .
The Sibyls f…